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Jan 26, 2013 12:00am PST
take on the losing strategy. >>> senator saxby chambliss of georgia is a lame duck. tonight we look at his flawed legacy. >>> and more on the fallout from the pbs documentary "the untouchables." why isn't wall street on trial? mike papantonio, head of the national trial lawyers association is here to explain. good to have you with us folks, thanks for watching. the fight is on. the attempt to steal the next presidential election by stealing the electoral college are facing resistance, and the resistance is working. earlier today rnc chairman reince priebus was rewarded for his failures of the 2012 election by being reelected as head of the republican party. good news. priebus told republicans to start looking at a broader electoral map. >> it's time to stop looking at elections through the lenses of battleground states. we have four years until the next presidential election. and being a blue state is not a permanent diagnosis. >> reince priebus is on record saying the votes to favor republicans is something fully controlled red states ought to be looking at. he is talking about sta
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
about him. tea party angst about him. a little too moderate in their minds. >> pete? >> saxby chambliss may have seen what happened in indiana and said is it worth -- he claims he would have won and beaten any primary challenger. he sound like a lot of what i call legislative conservatives in this town. frustrated both in his statement, took a shot at the president, but also took a shot at congress. >> there's a lot of frustration. i'm disappointed that herman cain's not going to run for the seat. that would have been entertaining for all involved. but with iowa, harkharken, it's great opportunity for republicans. it's been a good 72 hours for us politically speaking. >> we'll see on that front. maria, watching tom harkin, i've had some democrats argue to me, bruce brayly is the democratic nominee. might be a better candidate for them in this environment that they expect to be running in in 2014. you don't want to be an incumbent. you don't want to be entrenched washington. you want to have a little more leeway to run against washington. >> coming out from the outside it actually provid
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
be yours. ♪ >>> man named saxby chambliss announced that he is retiring today. as a u.s. senator, he is up for reelection in 2014, but he is not going to run. he was about to get primaried, challenged from the right from within his own party. he doesn't say this is why he is quitting, but now he is quitting rather than face that challenge. now that he is quitting, who is going to be the republican nominee for that senate seat in 2014? >> they asked me who is the president of ubek-beki-beki stan stan, i'm going to say i don't know. do you know? herman cain has run before. but even though everybody is asking him, he is not going to run for saxby chambliss's seat. the other names that immediately floated to the top were this guy. >> all this stuff i was taught about evolution, emberiology, big bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of held. >> congressman paul broun. he is on the house science committee, state from the pit of hell. he also says he does not know if obama is a u.s. citizen. also on the short list for the seat is this guy, congressman phil gingrey, who says todd aki
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
me be very clear here. saxby chambliss, senator from georgia, is very conservative, but what was his sin? he actually worked with the gang of six to try to come up with a grand bargain to reduce the deficit. he wanted to actually compromise with democrats, and for the rush limbaugh wing of the republican party, that is a big no no. so they have been gunning for saxby for about two years now, and he said never mind. >> i am so shocked at party politics some days. look, corker in tennessee ran a rotten -- i thought a racist campaign against gerald ford. and running the way saxby chambliss ran against mx clinton, a war hero, i guy who had been maimed in the war, was horrible and yet i give them forgiveness in both have ended up being people who tried to work as legitimate congress people and senators -- >> trite to get something done. >> they did try to get something done and i give them credit for the way they ended if not the way they started. in fact, corker is still in the business but i wish saxby chambliss well in his decision. coming up -- thank you, sign thea and eugene robbins.
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
announced they will not seek reelection next year's midterm. saxby chambliss of georgia is stepping down rather than potentially face a primary challenge from the party to party wing. chambliss has faced criticism from afar republicans for working with democrats on a bipartisan debt as a plan. from across the aisle, democratic senator tom harkin of iowa has announced his retirement after five terms in office. he served in washington for 40 years, previously as a member of congress. president obama has tapped longtime aide dennis mckenna to become his new white house chief of staff. obama made the announcement friday. >> he has been one of my closest and most trusted advisers, president to campaign, on my transition team. he has been an indispensable member of my national security team as well. dennis has played a key role in every major national security decision in my presidency. it from ending the war in iraq to winding down the war in afghanistan, from our response to natural disasters around the world like haiti and the tsunami in japan to the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, the cal
Jan 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
tells us 2014 will be a difficult year for democrats. that influenced harkin and jay rockefeller. saxby chambliss may have faced a primary challenge. you also can't overlook the effects of age. both rockefeller and harkin are over 70 years old. chambliss would be over 70 by the time of the 2014 election. >> is there the potential for a fundamental change in ideology in both houses? >> reporter: not a fundamental change in ideology, but you do see the senate becoming somewhat fresher. already 60 out of a hundred senators came, when barack obama came in 2005 or later, and fresh members of the senate are more impatient with the dysfunction of the place. we saw some of the effects this past week with the agreement among republicans and democrats to slightly streamline filibuster procedures. >> all right. john harwood, good to have you on with us tonight. thanks. >>> as secretary of state hillary clinton prepares to step down in coming days, she sat down alongside president obama for an interview that will air tomorrow on "60 minutes." four years ago or so they were rivals for the democratic
Jan 27, 2013 11:00am EST
, tell me something i don't know. >> sacks by chambliss retiring. -- saxby chambliss retiring. his best friend in the house, we see these old guards. this will be john boehner last -- >> why are they quitting? >> they are frustrated. they're frustrated at where their party is headed and they can't win over the conservatives and they're frustrated that they can't work with the president. they're caught in a vise. and legislative conservatives. they're not moderates. these guys are not moderates and they get punished for legislating. that's why not sacks by -- why saxby -- why john boner is leaving. -- john boehner is leaving. >> not much will happen with immigration. the -- chris: are you prodding them? i think it is a democratic issue that helps them. >> another democratic issue is guns. and how to proceed. and one of the things that they're looking at is to try to have a piece on trafficking. to do a law enforcement piece. it's not about a right to have a gun on anything like that. it's about people who misuse them. so that's one of the ways they're going to try to get something done m
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
, another one is quitting. republican senator saxby chambliss of georgia is retiring. chambliss announced we won't run for a third term when he's up for re-election a third year. he has been criticized by conservatives for leaving the gang of six in an attempt to broker a deficit deal. it was widely expected he'd face a primary challenge on his right flank. among the conservatives considering a senate roun a congressman paul broun. just this week he said proek a upholding the soviet constitution. the right is leaning right again and we're losing people. we're betting off with 350e78 who are saxby chambliss who are trying to be reasonable. we'll be right back. campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >>> welcome back to "hardball." you can s
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
is quitting. republican senator saxby chambliss of georgia is retiring. chambliss announced he won't run for a third term when he's up for re-election a third year. he has been criticized by conservatives for leaving the gang of six in an attempt to broker a deficit deal. it was widely expected he'd face a primary challenge on his right flank. among the conservatives considering a senate run is congressman paul broun. just this week he said president obama is upholding the soviet constitution. the right is leaning right again, and we're losing people. we're better off with people like saxby chambliss who are trying to be reasonable. we'll be right back. i wanted to call on a few people. ashley, ashley marshall... here. since we're often all on the move, ashley suggested we use fedex office to hold packages for us. great job. [ applause ] thank you. and on a protocol note, i'd like to talk to tim hill about his tendency to use all caps in emails. [ shouting ] oh i'm sorry guys. ah sometimes the caps lock gets stuck on my keyboard. hey do you wanna get a drink later? [ male announcer ] hol
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> well, another one is quitting. republican senator saxby chambliss of georgia is retiring. chambliss announced he won't run for a third term when he's up for re-election a third year. he has been criticized by conservatives for leaving the gang of six in an attempt to broker a deficit deal. it was widely expected he'd face a primary challenge on his right flank. among the conservatives considering a senate run is congressman paul broun. just this week he said president obama is upholding the soviet constitution. the right is leaning right again, and we're losing people. we're better off with people like saxby chambliss who are trying to be reasonable. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "hardball." you can see the snow behind me here at the white house is like one of those things you turn upside down. how about conspiracy theories? it turns out it depends on your party affiliation whether you believe in them. you're probably not surprised to hear more republicans than democrats are birthers, but a new poll shows nearly two-thirds of republicans,
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
. joining democrat jay rockefeller of west virginia and republican saxby chambliss of georgia. the republican nominee for vice president in the last election had some advice for his party today. paul ryan urged a gathering of conservatives in washington, d.c. to stick together and be careful to pick the right fights with president obama. >> we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given the chance, we can govern. >> axelrod: moving overseas now to egypt where violence has claimed dozens of lives. in said at least 30 people were killed protesting a judge a decision to hand out death sentences to those convicted in a so riot last year. in cairo nine are dead after opponents of president mohammed morsi battled police for a second straight day. in the battle for mali, french forces and their local allies claim to have regained control of the airport and bridge in the negotiate city of gao. refugees from the north are moving south often bunking in with relatives. elizabeth palmer reports from segou. >> re
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am EST
of the way things are structured in the house. and because of this primary system. we also have saxby chambliss bowing out rather than face a primary challenge. the element of the party is going to be dominant for some time to come. is the tea party isn't over, but what i think you have is some of the more sober revelers in the tea party are heading for the exits because they realize this thing is getting rowdy and the police are showing up and it's going to get ugly. i think that's what's going on here. people who are interested in 2016 who realize the party has to change are growing a bit of bravery right now in saying we can't continue to tolerate this. >> well, let's take a look at where the tea party stands among americans. cnn opinion research poll taken this past november shows the tea party has a 50% unfavorable rating. that's double what it was in 2010. meanwhile the tea party's favorable rating has pretty much stayed the same. i think dana makes a great point when he talks about partisan districts. 435 congressional districts in the country and really only 35 of them are in
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
live in the state of georgia and saxby chambliss will be primaried. our own senator who votes with the democrats more than they do with the conservatives and he has proven time and time again he's all about the spending and we're a red state, with he deserve a conservative senator, a conservative senator that would stand with marco rubio and rand paul who all voted no for this bill. >> let's talk about that. you brought up marco rubio and paul ryan, marco rubio voted against it and paul ryan voted for it. if this vote will be for republicans what the war vote was to the obama and clinton race for 2008. do you think that line will be as bright and sharp as the war vote was? >> well you know, i don't know, victor. we are still far away from 2016. we have 2014 to worry about, where there are a number of senate races that are happening so that's what we're going to be focused on but at the end of the day we have to rein in the spending and this is the thing. it's not about being republican or democrat. i mean party politics always come into it but this is about america. we have al
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
credit for trying to pull together the senate, working with a team of six, saxby chambliss and others. at one point, 38 of us, 19 democrats and republican senators sent a letter to the president say mr. president, will support a grand bargain, even that each of us would want more of this are less than that. we will support this if you'll take the lead. who would give you the cover you need politically of the underlying message. and it's totally rejected by the white house. what the point. no other option front of us, is a forcing mechanism to make this country and take down everything . >> my name is peter bomb bush, retired thorium washington. good friend of the senators and a team that. the question is your knowledgeable about europe and now we see the united state. those two areas seem to have very different views that the current policy of the israeli government. he seems to be a lot of stress in that relationship he can you comment about that? >> one of the issues i had to deal with. by the way cometary cell who was is made to be chief mission, for nick burns and headed to europe
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Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
's the third big name senator to announce his retirement in recent days, coupled with saxby chambliss from georgia and jay rockefeller from west virginia. >> rick: washington on high alert as evidence suggests north korea may be ready to carry out its threat to conduct a nuclear test. we have recent satellite images to show you. a site on a mountain side where nuclear tests have been conducted in the past. and a u.s. research institute says that the image shows the trucks are moving around, tunnels are being sealed and all happened within the last month. analysts believe north korea could set off a nuclear bomb inside the mountain, in the near future. >> arthel: violence and celebrations following a judge's ruling in egypt. the deadly scene. riots broke out in port said and it started after a judge sentenced 21 people to the death penalty for their roles in a massive soccer riot last year. the military moved in to calm the crowds after reuters tried to storm a prison housing the defendants. family members of those killed in the soccer stadium celebrated word of the death sentence and 74 pe
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Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
to announce his retirement in recent day, coupled with saxby chambliss from georgia and rockefeller from virginia. but first, what's expected to be a first battles over president obama's cabinet positions. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. great to be here, inside the news headquarters. the president has drawn sharp criticism for two of the top financial regulatory posts. mary jo white, he wants her to plead the securities and exchange committees and richard cordray and whether there's a chance for a smooth confirmation. >> reporter: hi, jamie, the same day in 2012, president obama use add reset appointment to reinstall richard cordray for the consumer financial protection bureau and used recess appointments for three spots on the national labor relations board and yesterday, the court ruled that the nlrb appointments were unconstitutional and said nothing about cordray and since his appointment runs out the end of this year, president obama renominated him this week. >> he's helped protect americans from predatory lenders, launched a campaign to help families make smart decisions about colleg
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
this comes a day after georgia republican senator saxby chambliss announced he won't seek re-election in 2014 as well. senator carton is a democrat from maryland. he also sits on the senate foreign relations committee. he joins me now. i want to get your reaction to both of those statements. it was chambliss who said the charged nature of d.c. these days, it's just so poe lliticiz. he cited that for a reason not to seek re-election. >> t.j. first it's good to be with you. in regards to senator hark in, he has been the champion for our children, champion for our seniors, champion with those with disabilities. he will be deeply missed. i can tell you in the democratic caucus and deeply missed in the united states snas. senator chambliss has been one of those who's reached across party line to come up with ways that we can deal with our fiscal issues. i know both will still be in the senate for the next two years. but both valuable members of the united states senate. so i think the news was not surprising because we knew these days would be coming. but these are two individuals who have contrib
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
senator saxby chambliss in 2013? >> that's all too premature at this point. >> you're not ruling it out. >> and making certain that we move forward from an economic standpoint in this country, put real solutions on the table, allow the american people to see the contrast between real solutions in the house and the senate. >> why aren't you immediately ruling it out? >> uh, why would i rule that out at this point? it's not -- it's not pertinent for the question of the day. >> but it's something you are open to, if you're drafted or something like that? >> look, i'm a physician. i spent 20 years taking care of patients. i never dreamed about going into politics. if opportunity knocks, then you have to open the door. >> do you think senator chambliss is conservative enough to represent the state of georgia? >> i think the two senators from the state of georgia have done a very good job representing the state of georgia. >> all right. i will have to leave it there. congressman tom price, vice chairman of the budget committee there, part of the republican leadership when it comes to these bu
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. republican officials tell nbc news that two-term senator saxby chambliss will not run for re-election in 2014. he's the top gop senator on the intelligence committee. was widely expected to be primaried. >>> today just after noon, president obama is expected to announce his next chief of staff will be dennis mcdonough. he's seen as a top foreign policy adviser to the president. he would be obama's fifth chief of staff. >>> all right. feeling a little drowsy this morning? you're in good company. new research from harvard medical school finds about one-third of all workers just aren't getting enough sleep to work at peak efficiency. and that's costing u.s. companies more than $63 billion a year in lost productivity. richard lui is here with a drill down on third pun of the day, an eye-opening report. >> it is. and this is a sign of the times. >> i'm sorry. it's friday. >> not the puns but this. sleep pods are not a common sight at most businesses. with the cost of sleepy workers rising, the metro nap energy pod is becoming more popular. and devices like that. google has $13,000 lounges like tha
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
is not certain. >>> and this just in. senator saxby chambliss will not be running for a third term. the republican from georgia planned to run for re-election next year. like the rest of america he's grown frustrated with partisan gridlock. herman cain says he will not be running for that open seat. >>> we're learning more details from the manti te'o hoax. he released his voice mails he claims were from a man posing as the fake girlfriend believed later to have passed away from leukemia. >> hi. i'm just letting you know i just got here and i'm getting ready for my first session. and just wanted to call you to keep you posted. i miss you. i love you. bye. >> manti te'o insisting he was duped. katie couric asking him whether he can understand why people thought he was lying. >> i didn't lie. i never was asked, did you see her in person? and so through the embarrassment and the fear of what people may think that i was committed to this person who i didn't have a chance to meet and she all of a sudden died, now that scared me. >> "the new york post" reporting a young cousin of the alle
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
olympia snowe gone. georgia senator saxby chambliss announcing he would not run again. chambliss was facing a heated primary challenge by conservatives in his party. that probably fed into his decision there. and recently we've seen very conservative republican candidates win the primaries. i was mentioning earlier. but not being able to go forward. who's going to take up that space for the moderate republicans? >> well, it's hard. because as you mentioned a lot of them are gone or they're halfway out the door. i would look to someone like senator bob corker, for example. we saw during the clinton testimony last time he just took his ranking position on senate foreign relations committee. he didn't pound clinton as hard as some of his colleagues in the senate. i think democrats will probably look to him if they want to strike some kind of deal in the near future. and lamar alexander as well. he has a little bit more of a tradition of working across the aisle with democrats. although i will note he is up for re-election in 2014. so maybe not in the next two years. but maybe after
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
.m. on wednesday. >>> coming up, calling it quits. senators tom harkin and saxby chambliss and jay rockefeller announcing that will not be running for another term. is this the gop's big chance for a senate sweep? >>> brazilian police arrest three people in connection with that deadly nightclub fire and are the lookout for potentially more suspects. we'll fill you in on that. >>> our big question for you today, will a bipartisan immigration deal help rebrand the gop with latino voters? tweet me @thomasaroberts. find us on facebook. rises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement in
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 95 (some duplicates have been removed)